RAF Station Hornchurch of 11 Group RAF Fighter Command

sir keith park, Most Effective group commander, raf fighter command.

Royal Air Force Air Marshal Sir Keith Park, Commander of 11 Group seated at his desk.

RAF Hornchurch key air station of 11 Group RAF Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain.

During World War Two, RAF Hornchurch was key air station of RAF Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain. It was part of 11 Group, which protected metropolitan London. 11 Group was commanded by the most brilliant tactical fighter commander in Great Britain: Air Vice Marshal Keith Park

 

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Charles McCain

Charles McCain is a Washington DC based freelance journalist and novelist. He is the author of "An Honorable German," a World War Two naval epic. You can read more of his work on his website: http://charlesmccain.com/